Records Toolkit

Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

Destruction of source information after digitisation

Under the Electronic Transactions Act 2002 (ETA) and the Public Records Act 2005 (PRA), public offices and local authorities have conditions to meet before destroying the source information after converting to electronic form (referred to in this Guide as “digitisation”).

This guide provides relevant guidance for all public offices and local authorities on meeting the conditions of the ETA and includes the minimum recommended technical specifications and quality assurance considerations.

Destruction of source information after digitisation (17/G13). Word version. PDF version.

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